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Yunnan Bamboo

Fargesia yunnanensis

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H6-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

9m

Max

3m

3m

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

This plant has no fragrance

Yunnan Bamboo Overview

A attractive clump forming bamboo which makes up part of the Giant panda's diet has tall green canes with yellow straw coloured sheaths and delicate bright green foliage. This Chinese native prefers moist cool conditions and will tolerate -5 in sheltered spots.

Common problems with Yunnan Bamboo

Generally pest and disease free

    How to harvest Yunnan Bamboo

    Canes can be cut as required.

    How to propagate Yunnan Bamboo

    Division

    Divide the rootball.

    Special features of Yunnan Bamboo

    Winter colour

    Other uses of Yunnan Bamboo

    This vigorous bamboo can be used to provide screening and suits being included in sub tropical style plantings.